| By Revia Romberg |
Magic, isn’t it, when you know how something works? We rarely need to call a help desk to use our laptops, smartphones, and e-book readers — we know how to turn that technological page. But that wasn’t the case when we first picked up these digital devices.
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Now imagine state of the art technology circa 500 A.D. — the printed book. It was a novelty to almost everyone. This video imagines a scribe’s consternation when confronted by his latest upgrade — from scrolls to bound text. Play the video
The help desk — sixth-century edition
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All Windows Secrets articles posted on 2011-04-28:
- Top Story Office 365 offers value, but it’s not Office
- Lounge Life Dark view of keyloggers in the Lounge
- Wacky Web Week The help desk — sixth-century edition
- LangaList Plus Readers comment on the LizaMoon infection story
- Best Practices Companies track Web use — and keystrokes
- Patch Watch Cleaning up after massive Patch Tuesday
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